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Sri Lanka's John Keells Holdings net down 60-pct

Expects consumer recovery in next quarter

February 1, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka shares down for 2nd day as tax hike, delay in Chinese debt assurance weigh

Investors are seen on a pull back over no of hard assurances from China

January 31, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka shares fall on mid day trade

The market generated a revenue of 1.1 billion rupees.

January 31, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields steady at open, rupee unchange

Older bonds were inactive as market took stock of a spike in a two year bond

January 31, 2023 1 min read
Sri Lanka listed firms under ESG, anti-bribery rules from October: SEC

Rules developed in collaboration with CSE and industry

Sri Lanka rupee closes at 321.75/322.00 to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee closed at 321.75/322.00 to the US dollar Friday, from Thursday's close at 322.40/50 to the US dollar...

Sri Lanka tea plantations to pay salaries of workers in April

Sri Lanka's tea farms will be able to pay salaries to workers in April since tea is being plucked and prices have also r...

Chanka Jayasinghe
April 18, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee stronger against greenback in one week market

Sri Lanka's rupee was quoted stronger against the US dollar in one week forwards, and there were no spot market deal whi...

April 17, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee at 194.60/195.10 to green back in one week forwards

Sri Lanka's rupee closed around 194.60/195/10 in the one week forward market as the island sought a facility from the In...

April 16, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka starts second e-auction for tea in Colombo

Sri Lanka's Colombo Tea Auction is staring another e-auction on Thursday combining volumes of two auctions together amid...

Mahadiya Hamza
April 16, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee gains to 190.50/191.50 to greenback amid LOLC hopes, bond flat

Sri Lanka's rupee gained to 190.50/191.50 levels to the US dollar in the spot market after opening weaker in the one mon...

April 15, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka's LOLC gets US$422mn for first tranche of Cambodia unit

Sri Lanka-based LOLC group said, a holding company in Singapore had had received 422 million dollars from the sale of th...

April 13, 2020 3 min read

Sri Lanka re-starts rubber auction from April 09, after Coronavirus curfew gap

Sri Lanka has re-started rubber auctions on April 09, under rules specified by health authorities, where latex crepe was...

April 10, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee in one day gain to 195 to the US dollar, spot trades

Sri Lanka's rupee ended around 194.50/195.50 to the US dollar in the one week forward market Thursday with volatile trad...

April 10, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee makes dizzy gains in intra-day trade towards 190 to dollar

Sri Lanka rupee made steep gains in intra-day trade Thursday amid selling by a state name that usually acts for the mone...

April 9, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka tea prices soar amid rupee fall, tight supplies at Coronavirus e-auction

Sri Lanka's tea prices rose sharply at an auction held amid Coroanvirus curfews with a falling rupee, strong demand from...

Tania Madies
April 8, 2020 2 min read
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US Dollar 305.1018 305.3339
UK Pound 386.9523 387.2371
Euro 330.8712 332.1141
Aus Dollar 201.0018 201.4980
Yen 2.0266 2.0278
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CSE All Share 9,073.41 0.65%
Turnover Rs million 1,591,766,524.95 1,029,335,694.32
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3-m bill 21.72 21.79
6-m bill 19.55 20.31
12-m bill 17.72 19.28
5-yr bond 21.00 22.53
8-yr bond 19.42 20.55
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Sri Lanka's online tea auction sees computers trailing human sellers - so far

Sri Lanka's Colombo tea auction, which went online due to a Coronavirus curfew ending a 126-year-old tradition is doing ...

Mahadiya Hamza
April 7, 2020 3 min read

Sri Lanka Treasury yields fall at auction

Sri Lanka’s Treasury bill yields fell at Wednesday’s auction eased with the 12-month yield falling 40 basis points t...

April 6, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee at new low, bond yields fall

Sri Lanka bond yields fell Monday and the while the rupee continued to slide in the one week forward market dealers said...

April 6, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka tightens forex controls after printing money

Sri Lanka has tightened controls on foreign exchange outflows for three months as the rupee slid in the wake of rate cut...

April 6, 2020 3 min read

Sri Lanka's Colombo tea auction goes online amid Coronavirus curfew

Sri Lanka's Colombo Tea Traders Association and Ceylon Chamber of Commerce which had conducted a physical auction for ov...

April 6, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee bond yields fall after rate cut, sovereign yields up

Sri Lanka's rupee bond yields fell at open after a rate cut, sovereign bond yields were up, and there were no two way qu...

April 6, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka sovereign bond yield reversal ends after rate cut

Yields on Sri Lanka's sovereign bonds which fell sharply from record lows after Treasury Secretary S R Attygalle said th...

April 6, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields edge up, rupee at new historic low

Sri Lanka bond yields edged up at the close while the rupee traded while the rupee hit a new historic low in forward mar...

April 3, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka cuts policy rates as rupee falls to new low

Sri Lanka has cut its policy corridor by 25 basis points taking the rate at which liquidity is injected to 7.0 percent a...

April 3, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields open flat

Sri Lanka bonds opened flat while there were no two way quotes for the rupee in forex markets, after closing weaker Thur...

April 3, 2020 1 min read